Tag: FINSA

The Ins and Outs of CFIUS Filing

The Foreign Investment and National Security Act of 2007 applies to takeovers of U.S. businesses by non-U.S. persons. That law formalized the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States to review foreign investments that could impair national security Back in November, I was looking at how the new CFIUS regulations would affect real estate

Implementation of Foreign Investment and National Security Act

Davis Polk & Wardwell attorneys Margaret M. Ayres and Jeanine P. McGuinness prepared a memorandum entitled FINSA Final Regulations (.pdf) discussing the final regulations issued by the U.S. Department of the Treasury to implement the Foreign Investment and National Security Act of 2007. That law amended the 1988 “Exon-Florio” statute and made significant changes to

Comments on CFIUS

Over at Sheppard Mullin’s Government Contracts Blog, Lucantonio N. Salvi put together a summary of comments to the draft CFIUS regulations: Comments On Proposed CFIUS Rules Range From Cautious Praise To Outright Criticism. [T]he U.S. Department of the Treasury published on April 21, 2008 proposed rules designed to strengthen the process by which the Committee

Control under FINSA and CFIUS

On November 14, 2008, the Department of the Treasury issued its final rule to implement the Foreign Investment and National Security Act of 2007, which provided guidelines for the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States when reviewing investments by foreign persons in U.S. businesses for national security issues. The final regulations go into

Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States

The Foreign Investment and National Security Act of 2007, Pub. L. 110-49, which amends section 721 of the Defense Production Act of 1950 (50 USC §2170) authorizes the President to review merger, acquisitions and takeovers by or with any foreign person which could result in foreign control of any person engaged in interstate commerce in